We are currently seeking a Clinical Research Nurse. This position located in Baltimore, Maryland.
We are currently seeking a Clinical Research Nurse to work on a full-time basis, Monday-Friday approximately 8am-5pm. No evenings, weekends, or calls are expected. The position will be located in Baltimore, MD. The candidate will be responsible for assisting with the development, planning, and execution of each clinical research project. The incumbent of this job will be actively involved with administering research protocols, interacting with study participants, drawing blood, vitals, and obtaining informed consent. The Clinical Research Nurse will also be responsible for compliance to study protocols.
Provides clinical nursing and administrative support for the operation of the Human Exposure Assessment Laboratory (HEAL) in Baltimore, MD. Participates in clinical research activities, administers research protocols, interacts with study participants, takes blood samples with placement of IV catheters or venipuncture, obtains EKG readings, heart rate, blood pressure, and other physiologic measures, ensures informed consent and compliance with study protocols and Good Clinical Practice
Provides medical support and technical expertise in the development and execution of public health clinical research studies/trials.
Contributes to and reviews IRB submissions
Administers investigational product to the research participant under the oversight of the principal investigator; these may include commercial tobacco products, investigational tobacco products, or investigation new drugs
Assesses participants for any adverse events or concerns they may have, in consult with the principal investigator and/or research physician, and records information/data into a study database
Contributes to recruitment strategies and ensures initial & ongoing eligibility of participants for each assigned research study
Consults often with principal investigators, project managers, and laboratory manager, and study physician; apprises them of project status
May engage in data entry and quality control of participant study data
May collaborate in the development and writing of protocols and consent forms, as appropriate
May conduct literature reviews or perform other research support activities
May participate in or assist with the coordination of conferences and client meetings
THE FOLLOWING IS REQUIRED TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS POSITION:
This position requires a Bachelor’s degree in Nursing and current RN licensure in the state of Maryland.
This position also requires a minimum of two years of clinical RN experience within a hospital setting or clinical research facility.
Demonstrates knowledge of research methods and data management
Must possess basic skills in clinical nursing including drawing blood with butterfly needles and IV catheters; taking heart rate, blood pressure, and other physiologic measures
Ability to work in a complex research setting with personnel from diverse disciplines
Certification or ability to be certified in CPR, First Aid, use of AED
Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
Proficient in written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills
Must possess and maintain certification to conduct human research such as HIPAA and CITI training
Superior organizational, clinical management, and problem solving skills
Demonstrates the ability to multi-task
Battelle’s competitive benefits program includes comprehensive medical and dental care, matching 401K, paid time off, flexible spending accounts, disability coverage, and other benefits that help provide financial protection for you and your family.
Battelle provides employment and opportunities for advancement, compensation, training, and growth according to individual merit, without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, age, genetic information, disability, veteran-status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable Federal, state, or local law. Our goal is for each staff member to have the opportunity to grow to the limits of their abilities and to achieve personal and organizational objectives. We will support positive programs for equal treatment of all staff and full utilization of all qualified employees at all levels within Battelle.
Battelle is guided by a founding mission. We invest our knowledge, talents and resources, helping our customers achieve their most important goals. We apply scientific rigor and creativity, succeeding where others may fail and we invest in our communities, making the world better for generations to come. All of us share a common purpose: to solve the greatest challenges of today and tomorrow.
Our 22,000 employees work at the forefront of scientific innovation to tackle critical challenges in security, human health, manufacturing, energy and environmental management. Battelle’s work is grounded in the belief that science, technology and a passion for excellence can make industries more competitive and the world a better place.